Written In Melanin

Written In Melanin

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Welcome to the Written in Melanin podcast, hosted by C. E. Benson & Ashley D. We are writers of color, here to talk about all things books and writing in the hopes of adding some melanin to your pages.


13 | The Podcast is Over, But We’re on YouTube Now!
Feb 14 • 1 min
The podcast is officially cancelled, but you can still check us out on YouTube! There are links below and thanks again for hanging with us this long. Check us out in other places on the interwebs if you want! For always, may your days be lovely and your…
12 | Michael O. Benjamin | The Power of Yet
Jan 31 • 52 min
Michael O. Benjamin is on the Written in Melanin podcast to talk about his book, The Power of Yet. It is a YA book about a young woman facing her future with aspects of Financial Literacy and Self-Help blended into it. If you want to know more about the…
11 | Sharing Work | Writer’s Discussion
Jan 24 • 31 min
As a writer (or an author, whichever noun you prefer) it can be a terrifying thing to share your work, especially when asking for feedback from people you may have never met. However, it’s the reality that most of us face at some point or another. So,…
10 | Trust by Daines L. Reed | Written in Melanin Book Club
Jan 13 • 71 min
This is a special episode that features the Written in Melanin Book Club Discussion. We discuss Trust by Daines L. Reed, drop some wisdom on y’all, and have a few laughs along the way. This episode does contain some spoilers for the book, so listen at…
9 | Alonge Hawes | Black on Both Sides & Blue Collar Hustle
Dec 23, 2019 • 51 min
Alonge Hawes is on the Written in Melanin podcast to talk about his web series Black on Both Sides & Blue Collar Hustle. The web series are unique takes on the black experience and if you want to know more about the person behind it all, tune in to this…
8 | B. L. McGrew | We Are Immeasurable
Dec 19, 2019 • 110 min
B. L. McGrew is on the Written in Melanin podcast to share a snippet and talk about We Are Immeasurable. Her YA book about Mazie and Barnaby is absolutely wonderful and if you want to know more about person behind the pen, tune in to this episode of the…
7 | Vontress Renae’ | Tainted Soil
Dec 17, 2019 • 76 min
Vontress Renea’ is on the Written in Melanin podcast to share and talk about her books: Rose Petals Under a Reaper’s Robe, Rose Petals Under a Reaper’s Robe: Unveiled, Affirmed Queen, and Tainted Soil. She has four amazing books of poetry and if you want…
6 | Tamika Christy
Sep 23, 2019 • 50 min
Tamika Christy is on the Written in Melanin podcast to share a snippet and talk about her new book Never Too Soon. It is the sequel to Anytime Soon and if you want to know more about woman penning the relatable stories, tune in to this episode of the…
5 | Written with Michaela Shelton of Queen Media Collective
Aug 26, 2019 • 51 min
Michaela Shelton is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to talk about her web series Reckless Behavior and her journey post-college. If you want to know more about woman behind the all the amazing things she’s creating, tune in to this episode of the…
4 | Written with Porsha Deun
Aug 19, 2019 • 51 min
Porsha Deun is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to talk aobut her book Love Lost and her experience as an erotic fiction writer. If you want to know more about woman behind the words, tune in to this episode of the podcast! Follow us:…
Love Lost by Porsha Deun
Aug 12, 2019 • 28 min
Porsha Deun is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to share with us a part of her book Love Lost! If you need to some words to fog up some glass, this is listen for you! She will be back on the podcast next week for an interview with us, so keep an…
3 | Written with Mike Patton
Aug 5, 2019 • 46 min
Mike Patton is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to talk about his book Past Lives and his journey to becoming a writer. If you want to know more about the mind behind Past Lives, tune in and enjoy this episode of the podcast! Follow us:…
Past Lives by Mike Patton
Jul 29, 2019 • 9 min
Mike Patton is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to share with us a part of his book Past Lives! If you need to add some unexpected twists to your day, this is the perfect listen for you! He will be back on the podcast for an interview next week, so…
2 | Written with Jo Furious
Jul 22, 2019 • 47 min
This episode of the Written In Melanin podcast is all about getting to know Jo Furious as we interview her and learn more about her journey in creating her book The Player — which you can read for free on Wattpad.com/All4Furious. You can follow us on…
The Player by Jo Furious
Jul 8, 2019 • 11 min
Jo Furious is on the Written in Melanin podcast today to share with us a part of her book The Player! If you need to add some heat to your day, this is the perfect listen for you! She will be back on the podcast for an interview next week, so send us your…
1 | Written with Cee & Ashley
Jun 24, 2019 • 38 min
This is the 1st episode of the Written in Melanin podcast! This episode is all about getting to know your hosts C. E. Benson and Ashley D. You can follow them on social media @CBensonWrite @WriteAshWrite or follow the podcast @WrittenNMelanin. You can…
Keeping Promises by C. E. Benson
Jun 11, 2019 • 16 min
The Written In Melanin podcast will be premiering soon — until then, enjoy this preview of Keeping Promises by C. E. Benson. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @WrittenNMelanin & @CBensonWrite. Check out the website: WrittenInMelanin.com A link to…